Release notes

Omnitapps 3.1.0 release notes

OmniForm

  • New: You can scroll long forms.

OmniMarker

  • New method where you can open media files on a predefined location on the screen. e.g. Flowers-(100×200).jpg would open on position X=100, Y=200.
  • Bug solved where the marker media menu could not be opened when the media icons (Photo, Video, PDF) were not configured.
  • Bug solved where you could not zoom-out the background image to its initial size.

OmniQuiz

  • Bug solved where only pressing the OK button would also give you points.
  • Bug solved where disabling the form would make the application stop after the instruction screen.

Startscreen

  • Bug solved where only one video in the Slideshow startpage would not loop.

OmniVideojukebox

  • New function where videos, when not stopped are looped.

Common

  • Bug solved where the configuration export would be unusable when there is a “+” character in the name.
  • New function where you can deactivate Windows 8 Charmsbar suppression.

Omnitapps 3.0.9. release notes

Bugs solved

  • Bug solved where short videos would not loop in OmniWall.
  • Bug solved where you could not have a tickertape and interact box on top of the Slideshow Startpage.
  • Bug solved where the score in OmniMemo (memory game) would not be calculated correctly.
  • Bug solved where the score “10” would be registered as “1” in OmniPuzzle.
  • Bug solved where the OmniMarker background image would not resize to full screen initially.
  • Bug solved in OmniJukebox where the audio stream would play first without video.
  • Bug solved where you could not select a puzzle in some cases.
  • Bug solved where you could not have jpg images with capital JPG extension in Slideshow startpage.
  • Bug solved where you could not have a Startpage running when you use OmniJukebox.
  • Bug solved where you could not see on which side players must play in OmniMatch.
  • Bug solved where you could not see the OK button in OmniQuiz when in portrait mode ( <1080x1920 pixels).

New functions

Menu

  • In the configuration switch panel you now have a scroll indicator.

OmniSwipe

  • You can turn off the bullets (navigator) in the bottom of the screen.

OmniVideojukebox

  • You can turn off the divider in between the video selection menu.

OmniWall

  • When you configure related content you automatically have the main image in the side menu.

OmniMarker

  • When you configure related content you automatically have the main image in the side menu.
  • You now have little icons indicating the media type (Photo, Video, PDF or Website) in the selection wheel

OmniMarker2

  • You can turn off the bullets (navigator) in the bottom of the screen.

OmniRequest

  • You can set the transparency of the request list background.

(Common) Instruction screens

  • New in Omnitapps 3.0 was the abillity to have your own help screen before a game begins.
  • In this version we changed this method. Now you can place your own helpscreen.png file (instead of a .jpg file)
  • This way you can have transparency in your help screen.

(Common / Beta function) Files transfered from a Apple computer to a Omnitapps PC.

  • We created a filter to ignore the so called .dot files (osx reference files) that are hidden but have the same extension as the master file.
Note for previous Omnitapps 3.0.0 Beta testers
You may have a configuration folder for OmniSurvey ( ..//my documents/Omnitapps/Default Content 3.0/OmniSurvey)
Please remove the OmniSurvey folder before you start Omnitapps 3.0.9.

Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite 3.0

General

  • New Feature: that suppresses the Windows 8 Charmsbar to open.
  • New Feature: where you set your own Home button image.
  • New Feature: Finnish keyboard.
  • New Feature: Croatian keyboard.
  • New Feature: where you are reminded (popup) that you start Omnitapps in mouse emulation mode (switched on)
  • New Feature: that suppresses Adobe Air update messages while in Omnitapps.
  • New Feature: Where Omnitapps shows all available configurations when starting-up. (config selector)
  • Bug solved: where Omnitapps could not start-up and would halt at the language selection page.

Menu / Startpage

  • New Feature: where you can configure which application within Omnitapps starts automatically first when you start Omnitapps (default = menu)
  • New Feature: where you can put (multiple)video files in the Slideshow startpage making it a “videoscreensaver”
  • New Feature: where you can quit Omnitapps or enter the configuration without a hardware keyboard. (via onscreen keyboard)
  • New Feature: that let users switch to another available configuration without going to the configurator (project selector)
  • New Feature: You can configure a project selector to display before Omnitapps starts.
  • New Feature: where you can copy a color (e.g. button color) and paste the selected color to all other buttons
  • New Feature: Metro style menu (windows 8 Metro menu style)
  • New Feature: where you can set the menu button size (grid and wheel buttons)
  • New Feature: where you can select a audio file that plays in the background
  • Bug solved: where you could not set the color and size of the configurator menu button text

OmniWall

  • New Feature: where Videos automatically start playing when you choose them from the menu.
  • New Feature: where you can set the initial size for media when you choose it from the menu.
  • New Feature: where you can set the media border color.
  • New Feature: where you can set the transparency of the media border.
  • New Feature: where you can set the transparency of the menu bar.
  • New Feature: where you can choose to display the filename below each media item.
  • New Feature: where you can configure a background image for each chosen category from the menu (extra image: categoryname_background.jpg)
  • New Feature: where you can configure that all media items initial open horizontally oriented. (no random rotation)
  • New Feature: where you can play .MP3 audio files.
  • New Feature: where you can set website title and custom thumb in the text file. Example: website http://www.cnn.com#$#title#$#c:\icon.jpg)
  • Enhancement: Sorting button now sorts out all active media in a better and “cleaner” way.
  • Enhancement: Smoother displaying thumbnail images in the menu bar.
  • Enhancement: Small request list (basket) that opens larger when you actually use it.
  • Enhancement: .PDF extensions are now hidden.
  • Redesign: Menu bar.
  • Redesign: Request basket component.
  • Bug solved: where you could not disable the video autorepeat setting.

OmniMarker

  • New Feature: where you can configure your own marker symbol image per marker position.
  • New Feature: where you can configure an x-amount of seconds before active media on screen automatically closes.
  • New Feature: where you can set the transparency of the media border.
  • New Feature: where you can set the initial size for media when it opens on the screen.
  • New Feature: where you can configure to have a request bar (basket just like in OmniMediawall and OmniRequest)
  • New Feature: where you can draw and save on media items (just like in OmniMediawall)
  • New Feature: where you can configure to auto repeat videos while playing on screen.
  • Enhancement: where you can configure websites in the same way as done in OmniMediawall.
  • Bug solved: where a website that not could be loaded was presented as a unmoveable box.
  • Bug solved: where media items on opening were fist displayed on the upper left corner then into position.

OmniMemory (Name change to “OmniMemo”)

  • Bug solved: where the form field data would not have all configured form fields.
  • Bug solved: where the score window was displayed on top of a player game area in 2 player mode.
  • Redesign: App name changed.

OmniTimeline

  • New Feature: where you can draw and save on media items (just like in OmniMediawall)
  • Bug solved: where a PDF view would resize while browsing.

OmniSwipe

  • New Feature: to show a little navigator in the bottom part of the screen to indicate where you are browsing.

OmniRequest

  • New Feature: where you are able to configure a form for the print button.
  • New Feature: to show a little navigator to indicate where you are browsing (when there is a very long list of PDF files)
  • Redesign: New default content

OmniQuiz

  • New Feature: to have no picture to be chosen when configuring a question.
  • New Feature: where the user get visual feedback with the correct answer. (hightlighting the correct answer)
  • New Feature: to allow to configure multiple correct answers.
  • New Feature: where you can configure to show only x-amount of questions from a total of x-amount of available questions
  • Redesign: New default content.
  • Bug solved: where the “Question correct symbol” would not rotate when you configured Omnitapps for a touchtable.
  • Bug solved: where the quiz didn’t work anymore after you deleted a existing question.

OmniMap

  • New Feature: where you can configure the map default to open in normal or satellite view.

OmniMatch

  • Redesign: Changed the message and selection box graphics.
  • Redesign: Added a help screen.

New Applications

OmniMarker2

With OmniMarker 2 you can add content to your images through markers. Add touchable markers with specific content to your images. Configure a marker location on an image and select a folder where your media is stored. Omnitapps automatically creates a menu for that marker. OmniMarker 2 can have multiple pages with markers. You can swipe from marker page to another marker page. Each page can have its own set of markers.

Features

  • Multiple marker pages: Create multiple pages with markers. Swipe from marker page to another marker page.
  • Your own images: Add markers to your own images.
  • Place your markers: Configure your locations with markers (hot spots on an image)
  • Show marker related content: Link content to your markers, photos, video and PDF.
  • Browse through your PDFs: Scroll from page to page with a swipe gesture.
  • Request form: Request the desired files by dragging them into the request list. Request to USB or to receive them by email notification.

OmniMap2

Present your location-based content through markers on Google Maps. OmniMap2 allows you to place markers on a Google Map and link your own media to the markers. Configure a marker position and select a folder where your media is stored. Omnitapps automatically creates a menu for that marker. In Basic OmniMap 2 is a combination of OmniMap and OmniMarker. It shows media content menus on Google maps.

Features

  • Google Map: Google Map satellite or map view, zoom through multi-touch gestures
  • Place your markers: Configure your markers by entering a valid address.
  • Show marker related content: Link content to your markers, photos, video and PDF
  • Request form: Request the desired files by dragging them into the request list. Request to USB or to receive them by email notification.

OmniForm

Show a form to collect (survey) data from your visitors. With OmniForm you can collect data that will be stored on your local computer in an Excel file. Configure your own text field, drop-down list, radio-buttons and check box. After submitting the form a configurable message is displayed.

Features

  • Form: Easily create your own data form.
  • Touch screen keyboard: Enter data with the Omnitapps Onscreen keyboard.
  • Messages: Configure form title and “Thank you” message.
  • Validation: Form fields can perform E-Mail validation, number validation and minimum/maximum character validation.

OmniApplauncher

With OmniApplauncher you can execute your own applications on top of Omnitapps. You can start your application directly from the Omnitapps main menu. While your application runs Omnitapps will stay open in the background. If you close your application you will go back to the Omnitapps main menu.

Features

  • Execute windows applications: Configure the link to your executable application (.exe)

Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite 2.2.9

Bugs resolved

  • OmniRequest: Solved a bug where OmniRequest 2.2.8 only can show 3 items or folders.
  • OmniMarker: Solved a bug where OmniMarker constantly displays “No content” when one of the content folders has no content.
  • OmniMarker: Removed a double entry in the configurator where you can configure markers.

Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite 2.2.8

New

  • Screen orientation “Videowall”. For very large displays it can be necessary to move the Home buttons and some menus.
    Now you can shift different menus up & down to fit your design.
    You can shift:

    • The Home buttons can be moved towards the centre (middle) line
    • The Main menu (Coverflow, Drag, Drag infinite) can be moved up/down
    • The VideoJukebox menu can be moved up/down
    • The DrawonVideo menu can be moved up/down
    • The OmniTimeline menu can be moved up/down

Bugs resolved:

  • OmniMarker: Solved a bug where you could not open a marker-menu while holding a secondary finger on the screen
  • OmniMemory: Solved a bug where you could not accept the form before playing when there is only 1 required field

Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite 2.2.7

New

  • Activation: Now it’s possible to run multiple Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite versions (e.g. Professional, Desktop, Launcher) and activate them on the same computer.

Bugs resolved

  • Activation: Fixed a bug where Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite deactivated itself is some cases when it did not get the right response from the activation server.
  • OmniSwipe: When you add only 1 or 2 pictures in the media folder Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite makes virtual duplicates to make sure you always can swipe forwards and backwards.
  • Startscreen: Fixed a bug where the Startscreen (not the menu) could not be displayed when you only configured 1 active application.
  • OmniTest: Fixed a bug where the Test application opened multiple instances when clicked the application button repeatedly.

Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite 2.2.6

New

  • Removed the limited time trial. Unlicensed Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite 2.2.6 Professional and Desktop versions never expire.
  • New Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite version: “Omnitapps Multi Touch Suite Launcher”.
  • New downloadable Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite Professional and Desktop Installer available without content (smaller download size ~ 170 MB)
  • When you configured a start screen (Welcome or Slideshow) you only return to this page when the system reaches the configures time-out setting. (Not every time you return to the main menu.)
  • A message is displayed when a configured media folder is empty.
  • A symbol ([+] icon) is displayed on items in the OmniMediawall that have related content.

Bugs resolved

  • E-Mail sending from the request component in OmniWall now works again.
  • While a PDF file cannot be converted in OmniMediawall the system does not stop creating thumbnails for the remaining files
  • Exporting a configuration with OmniMap included now works again.

Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite 2.2.5

New

  • Sorting function for displaying application menu sequence.
  • Slavic keyboard.
  • Quiz can have multiple text lines in the answers boxes. Also more space for displaying questions.
  • Possibility to swipe in the Mediawall menu. You can click or swipe to trigger folders or files.
  • The related content menu bar has graphic indicator icons on top for Videos and PDF files.
  • The Configurator is added as an application in the Configurator itself. Now you can change the menu icon.

Bugs resolved

  • PDF conversion now does not halt on every error. Fatal errors only.
  • Request function in Omniwall now does create a proper Excel data file.
  • Movieclips are not scaled upon playing in Timeline application.
  • The end-screen of OmniMemory is now displayed in the correct direction.
  • Made a better system for switching media via the related content bar. (e.g. when you use a mix of small and large media items)
  • Solved a problem where the request function in Mediawall did not rotate with the screen.

Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite Professional V2.2.3

General

  • The PDF render settings are now correctly communicated to the PDFtoSWF converter tool.
  • Better backward compatibility handling projects < 2.2.0

Memory

  • Changed view when Windows it set to Portrait modus.

Shuffle

  • Problem solved where the game did reset itself while playing in some cases.

Menu

  • The “Back to menu in seconds” Timeout setting is working again.

Installer

  • This Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite version can be installed on a system without the need of removing the previous version.

Configurator

  • Message is displayed when you disable the “Menu” in the active programs list.
  • When you change the Configurator language, the screen automatically refreshes. No need to restart the Configurator.
  • New Language: Croatian
  • Added an extra button for adding new Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite application to the Active applications list.

Wall

  • Media items that are swiped from the menu into the screen are displayed in the right position. (position where you release your finger)
  • The print button in the request bar can be turned off in the Configurator.

Quiz

  • Solved a problem where you could not start the quiz when you configured new form fields.

Webviewer

  • Solved a problem where multiple keyboards could be opened by repeatedly touching a text field.

Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite Professional V2.2.0

General

  • New application: OmniMemory
  • Improved application rotating feature, greatly enhanced animation smoothness
  • Reengineered the Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite core for improved performance and flexibility

OmniMemory

  • Single player modus
  • Dual player (battle) modus
  • High score display
  • Configurable playing card images
  • Configurable background image

Configurator

  • Dynamic application selector, add and remove as much apps as you want

OmniBrowser

  • OmniBrowser is available as standard application in Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite Professional

OmniWebbrowser

  • OmniBrowser is available as standard application in Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite Professional
  • Added a button to align all active items into a straight grid with one click

OmniWall

  • Possibility to swipe content from the menu to the main screen
  • Added a button to align all active items into a straight grid with one click
  • Possibility to show related content
  • Possibility to show Youtube videos (Internet connection required)
  • Added a volume control slider for videos
  • Enlarged the eraser brush size in the drawing toolbar
  • Possibility to set the transparency for the bezel displayed around media items

OmniMarker

  • Possibility to show related content
  • Possibillity to show Youtube videos (Internet connection required)
  • Added a volume control slider for videos

OmniDrawOnVideo

  • Added a volume control slider for videos

OmniVideoJukebox

  • Added a volume control slider for videos
  • When the is only 1 video available in the library, the selection menu is bypassed


Omnitapps Multi-touch Suite Professional v2.1.5

General

  • Improved touchmode detection
  • Improved keyboards
  • Memory usage optimized

Demo Content

  • Default configuration is named “Default Content”
  • New demovideos Omnitapps Multi Touch Suite added.

Menu

  • Improved rss Tickertape
  • Time display will now stand when ticker tape is turned off
  • Optimizing bitmap scaling

Configurator

  • Number of components converted to mouse events
  • Possibility to choose an image for singel application buttons
  • Configurator is now rotatable
  • Reset button in URL configurator component fixed
  • Dropdown component adjusted so touch does not affect it anymore

OmniBrowser

  • Improved keyboard position

OmniMap

  • Keyboard disappears after tapping next to the keyboard

OmniPuzzle

  • Selection menu now in a grid to make more room for extra puzzles

OmniQuiz

  • Omniquiz indication is now above 9 questions
  • time-out configurable per question

OmniShuffle

  • Performance optimalisation

OmniWall

  • AutoClose is interrupted during interaction
  • Request option built in for USB and mailing using drag and drop

OmniWebviewer

  • AutoClose is interrupted during interaction

Omnitapps Multi Touch Suite Professional v2.1.1

New

  • New languages (French – Malay – Romanian – Turkish).
  • New keyboard language (Turkish).
  • Function to disable the standard colored menu buttons.
  • @ completion on the keyboard ( helper to fill in: “gmail.com”, “yahoo.com” or “hotmail.com”).

Adjustments

  • Top homebutton is 180 degrees rotated when you set “Screen orientation” to “Table”.
  • When you change a name of a application, this also changes the name in the list of applications to be displayed in the menu (Checkboxes).
  • Added singletouch function to OmniTimeline.
  • It is now possible to control the configurator with a mouse device, even when you have a Multitouch screen connected.
  • The “Enter” button on the keyboard now acts as an “Go” button in OmniBrowser (Pro) and OmniWebviewer (desktop).
  • Better swipe/select in the coverflow menu.
  • Adobe Air update function is not displayed on top of Omnitapps Multi Touch Suite anymore.
  • When you play OmniMatch with 1 player or when the screen orientation is set to “Landscape”, the top text is rotated 180 degrees.

Bugs resolved

  • Set the OmniTimeline color and Size solved.
  • Puzzles with uneven rows/columns (e.g. 3×4, 5×3) are now displayed correctly.
  • Trial message “days left” message now counts to “0″ instead of going negative.
  • Fixed a problem where the keyboard disappears when you click next to the buttons in OmniMap.
  • Fixed a problem where the “return to menu” timer would not reset.
  • Fixed a problem when you pressed a button in the configurator infopage that opened your default browser behind Omnitapps.
  • Fixed a problem where OmniTimeline would not recognize images that have extension written in capitals.

Omnitapps Multi Touch Suite Professional v2.1

New

  • New languages (German – Italian – Norwegian – Portuguese – Spanish – Russian).
  • New keyboard languages (Italian – French – Spanish – German – Russian – Portuguese – Norwegian – Romanian).
  • New application added OmniTimeline.
  • Basic / advanced split in the configurator.
  • AM/PM time display added.

Adjustments

  • Redesign OmniRequest list view
  • Tickertape text color adjustable
  • Feedback when you save a drawing (Save report)
  • Loading animation added to Omnimarker
  • Video icon added to OmniMarker menu
  • More than 3 answers possible at OmniQuiz
  • Single Touch possibility OmniMatch
  • OmniShuffle physics improved
  • Several UI changes in Configurator
  • Onscreen keyboard displayed in the direction of the input field
  • Blocking of URLs into PDF files
  • Content in OmniMediawall displays in right direction
  • Prevent unwanted closing of OmniMediawall menu bar

Bugs resolved

  • Reloading Bug content OmniMap solved
  • Longer sentences are now displayed correct in OmniQuiz
  • OmniShullfle bug with stuck stone solved
  • PDF display bug in OmniRequest solved
  • Webviewer watermark bug fixed
  • Single Checkbox bug corrected

Omnitapps Multi Touch Suite Professional v2.0.1

  • Completely new look and feel.
  • New application added, OmniMarker. OmniMap allows you to place markers on your images and link your own information to the markers.
  • New application added, Test. Visualize your touch information!
  • New application added, OmniTouchBrowser. The single Web browser. Especially designed for desktop computers.
  • New application added, OmniWelcome. Welcome your visitors with their name and logo.
  • Advanced offline PDF manual added.
  • New menu options:
    • Wheel
    • Cover Flow
    • Grid
    • Drag
    • Drag infinite
  • Omni Shuffle resolution independent.
  • New license system.
  • Service page added to Configurator.
  • Single + Dual touch enabled.
  • 2 versions, Professional en Desktop

Omnitapps Multi Touch Suite Professional v1.3

  • New and improved Omnitapps Multi Touch Suite Windows installer.
  • Omnitapps Multi Touch Suite Configurator desktop shortcut added.
  • Multilingual keyboard support (Spanish/French/German/US).
  • New application: OmniMap. OmniMap allows you to place markers on a Google Map and link your own information to the markers.
  • New features OmniRequest:
    • Ability to add multiple folder navigation levels
    • PDF Print function
    • Save on USB-Stick
    • Ability to receive request directly in a pre-installed email
    • Multi-touch gesture support in PDF viewer, zoom and swipe
  • Configurator:
    • Scroll up and down by swiping
    • Demo pop-up no longer shows in the Configurator
  • Ability to mute in all video players.
  • Twitter website support within the WebViewer and OmniWall.

Omnitapps Multi Touch Suite Professional v1.2

  • Added new application, Omnishuffle. With this interactive shuffleboard game, two participants simultaneously compete in a game of shuffleboard.
  • Added new application, Tickertape. Within the main menu a ticker tape can be displayed. It can be filled with free text or rss feeds.
  • Clock added to the main menu.
  • New feature OmniRequest. Save PDF files directly to USB.
  • Added the ability to change the application names

Omnitapps Multi Touch Suite Professional v1.1

  • New application added, OmniDrawOnVideo. Highlight interesting points on a video, or give information about the video via annotations. Screenshots off your annotations will be saved automatically.
  • Additional configuration options added to the configurator, including:
    - adjustable time when media within the OmniMediaWall closes itself
    - set maximum number of videos, images, PDFs and websites within the OmniMediaWall
    - Additional security settings added to the OmniWebViewer. Websites can be blocked on keyword, URL or domain name
    - Always on top option added
  • All applications are extended with possibility of rotation of the canvas
  • Forms within OmniPuzzle en OmniQuiz can now be turned off
  • Several other improvements

Omnitapps Multi Touch Suite Professional v1.0.1

  • Completely new version of the Configurator. Completely new user interface, extensive configuration options for each application.
  • Improved performance.
  • Keyboard can now be moved and rotated through multitouch.
  • Several applications are extended with possibility of rotation of the canvas.
  • Completely renovated OmniQuiz. The quiz is now configurable from the Configurator.
  • Different graphic changes.
  • Several other improvements.

Omnitapps Multi Touch Suite Professional v1.0

  • Added Omniquiz.
  • New Omniwall navigation.
  • Several bug fixes.
  • Improved onscreen keyboard.
  • Several other improvements.
  • Added a button to clear lthe license on activation failure.

Omnitapps Multi Touch Suite Professional v1.0 beta

Omnitapps Multi Touch Suite Professional v0.7 is currently in beta phase and is still in development.

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